Tuesday set for Mesalands Board of Trustees election

By QCS Staff On Tuesday elections will be held for

Library upgrades its book security system

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Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Public Library has been closed for the past week for the installation of a

Tucumcari Detachment going to Iraq

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Chelle Delaney In a few short months, a handful of Tucumcari’s citizen soldiers will be in uniform 24-7 in Iraq. Preparations begin this weekend, when about a dozen men and women from the New Mexico National Guard in Tucumcari and their loved ones attend a family readiness conference in Albuquerque. The conference will focus on […]

Water permit delays cause for concern

By QCS Staff A representative of the Tucumcari Feedyard expressed frustration at the city’s slow pace to get a permit for gray water that could be used for livestock at Thursday night’s City Commission meeting. Rancher Jack Smith said he had been working with the state’s Environment Department to get the necessary permits for the […]

Bowling League results for Feb. 27

Here are the Feb. 27

Junior Olympian going for four

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Special to the QCS Kathryn Bowen of Tucumcari qualified to go to the Junior Olympics for her fourth year in a row. The qualifying races were in Winter Park, Colo., on Feb. 15 – 16, and in Aspen, Colo. on Jan. 17-19. She

New regulations require dairies, feedlots to report emissions from manure

Many Roosevelt and Curry County dairies and feedlots are still waiting to feel – maybe a better word in this case is “sniff” – the impact of a new federal regulation on reporting air emissions. At issue are two major byproducts of cattle operations – emissions of ammonia and hydrogen sulfide.Both gases come from manure. […]

School Menus for March 2-5

The following are

If this is user-friendly, complicated must be the enemy

By Lynn Moncus On occasion, we have visited about how fortunate some of us are to have been born in quieter times during which we were most definitely not surrounded by gadgets. Of course, the young people have the notion that we were deprived if not actually depraved because they cannot imagine life without the […]

Police Blotter: 02-28-09

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Tuesdayl